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The temple is located in Trimkomali, or Trincomalee on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka.

The place Trinconmalee means a triangular shaped hill (Tri- cona- malee or malai). There is also a Kali temple which people visit enroute to Shankari Devi temple.

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The present Shiva temple which is quite well known locally than the Shankari Temple was a recent construction.

The Shiva is called as TRIKONESHVARA (Probably because it is in Trincomalee which is truly TRI CONA MALAI- meaning triangle shaped hill).

The Tamil saying Kanchi Kamakshi, Madurai Meenakshi and Kaasi Visalakshi illustrates the importance of the Shakthi shrine that it is.

Ekambreswarar temple, the Kamakshiamman Temple and the Kumara Kottam temple and the Ulagalanda Perumaal Temple are the primary shrines in Periya Kanchipuram.

There is also a more famous Kali temple in the heart of the town to which devotees can make a visit en-route from the Shankari Temple.

The town of Kanchi was the capital of the ancient Pallavas.The Kailasanathar temple here is one of the grand Pallava monuments.The Kamakshi Amman temple at Kanchipuram is an ancient one and is associated with Aadi Sankaracharya of the 1st millennium CE.The Temple of Sri Shankari Devi according to the priest's in Trincomalee, say that the Portuguese who invaded the island in the 17th century completely cannon balled from their ship and demolished the cliff top Devi temple.In its site stands a lone pillar, as a mute spectator.There are 18 such places and they are called Among these, the Shakti Peethas at Kamkhya, Gaya and Ujjain are regarded as most sacred as they symbolize three most important aspects of mother Goddess viz.

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